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Age/Sex: 25, Female
PA School experience: 1st semester of 1st year
Expected Graduation Date: May 2013
PA School Attending: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Virginia Beach, VA
Prior Education: Bachelor’s Degree in English & Psychology with a minor in Biology
— 7 years experience as a CNA (certified nursing assistant) or PCA (personal care assistant) in various settings including: geriatrics/nursing home, alzheimer unit – assisted living, autistic preschool, group home for developmentally disabled adults, and in-home elderly care.
— Medical Assistant in Orthopedic Surgeon’s private practice
Hardest Part of PA School: Learning how to study the masses of information given in such a small time!
Idea of Specialty Once Practicing: Geriatrics (I have a soft spot for my elders) or Orthopedic Surgery — this could all change with time and practice (and rotations).
Did I forget anything? Please ask if I’ve left anything out!